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Join us for a walk through the recently completed western portion of the Riverwalk, from the CAC to Lake Street. Hear how this linear park has become a magnet for outdoor recreation that some are calling Chicago’s new coastline.

1.5 Hours
River-level, between Wabash Ave. and State St.

We'll visit the six "rooms" or locations where you can walk, sit or eat while enjoying the view of passing boats, canoes and kayaks. Understand how the Riverwalk was built—and why.

  • The tour ends at the The Riverbank, which is between Franklin and Lake Streets on the Chicago River level.
  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes admission to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour.

Upcoming Riverwalk West Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email